From the historic beauty of Rome and Pompeii to the good life on the famous Amalfi Coast and Sorrento, with a swim in Positano and a fancy stroll in Capri Island.
Welcome to Italy! Check-in one of our partner hostels in Rome. Meet your tour leader and the other travelers in the afternoon for a short briefing about the itinerary and what lies ahead on your trip. During the introduction, the guide will be at your disposal to answer your question and take down the booking of any optional activities you wish to add. Once settled in, get to know everyone sipping a welcome drink on us, it’ll be the perfect chance to break the ice and start off your tour with a bang. You will then all move onto an evening orientation walk of the Eternal city passing by the Roman forum, the Vittoriano monument, and finally, the Colosseum to admire one of the most important Italian sites under the sunset golden hour. The tour will then end in a charming local restaurant where you’ll enjoy a complimentary dinner filled with the authentic flavors of Rome. It’ll be the first of many experiences to fully dive into the Italian food culture along your journey with us. ( D )
Meet our guide in the morning for an orientation walk through the winding roman back streets to discover the most famous sites of the old city center including Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. Don’t forget to throw a coin and make a wish! Be prepared to walk all day as there is no better way to explore a new city like Rome than on foot. Reach finally the Vatican city where you will be left free to visit the St. Peter’s Basilica house of the Pope or book an informative 2h guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel ( tickets of the Vatican museums are included ).
This day is up to you! You will have a full day in complete freedom to do what you love best. You can explore Rome on board of the open double – decker hop on – hop off red bus with a 24h ticket, do some souvenir shopping, enter the main Roman monuments or simply relax. Have a look at the optional activities you can book with us on your free day in Rome such as a 2h walking tour of the Colosseum & Roman forum or a tasty cooking course to learn how to prepare some Italian food.
Meet your guide in the morning to travel towards the South of Italy. The first stop of the day will be Pompeii where you will have free time to enter the site and admire the antique Roman settlements. If you wish to book our guided tour inside the site with a licensed tour guide, make sure you add it to your booking. This tour comes really recommended because as locals we know how important this historical site is and how important it is to have a licensed tour guide of Pompeii showing you around and pointing out the main parts instead of looking out at old rocks without knowing what you are looking at.
After Pompeii, we will continue towards Sorrento driving along the coast with spectacular views of the Vesuvio. Our accommodation for the next 3 nights will be in a camping village located on top of the hill with terrific scenery of Sorrento and the coast. After check in you will be taken for a walk around the city center and to a limoncello shop to taste and learn how this typical liqueur of the South is produced. In the evening enjoy an optional 4-course dinner based on some delicious pasta or gnocchi and traditional food of the area in a local restaurant in Sorrento. End the day by the beach next to the old marina with a drink in your hand while enjoying the Gulf of Naples at night.
What a perfect way to start the day with a boat trip to and around Capri island. Our boat will leave directly from our campsite at 8:30 am in the morning. Bring your beach towel and swimsuit because you will have the opportunity to swim. Once in Capri, you will be free to explore the island, relax on the beach, take the chairlift up to the top of Mt. Solaro for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island and visit the Blue Grotto. All this in complete freedom or follow your tour leader for an insight view of the island. Once back to the accommodation you will be taking for a swim in a spectacular natural pool of emerald water set among the ancient Roman ruins. Spend the evening as you prefer.
A full day trip by private bus to explore the Amalfi coast and its wonders. The bus will pick us up from the accommodation and drive us on the famous windy road with amazing scenery also featured in many movies. During the journey, we will pass by the ” Galli” Islands, the fishing villages of Praiano, Furore and Positano. We will stop in Amalfi for 2h to taste the fresh “sfogliatella”, visit the imposing Cathedral and relax at the beach with a yummy arancini in your hand. In the afternoon we will continue towards Positano, the gem of gems of the Amalfi coast, where we will stay for 3h long enough to allow you to discover the town and its cascade of colorful houses at your own peace, go for a swim and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food. On our last night together if you are up for some party, we have plenty of local bars in town to go to for drinks, dancing and for the brave ones even karaoke.
Our private bus will come to pick us up from the accommodation in the morning. You can’t leave the South of Italy without taking at least a small peek at Naples, home of Italian pizza and Italian customs. We will stop in one of the areas of Naples famous for its shopping and monuments. Your tour leader will take you for an orientation walk and will show you the main places of interest including San Carlo theatre, Plebiscite square, Umberto I ‘s gallery, the old city center, the Spanish quarters home of Maradona football player and lots more. And for the perfect conclusion of 7 wonderful days together, we will end in style with a famous Neapolitan pizza with buffalo mozzarella. Back to Rome by 5:00 pm.
We meet at the reception of your hostel in Rome at 5:00 pm. We collaborate with centrally located hostels located 5/10 minutes walking distance from Roma Termini train station.
From April till the end of September. The tour starts on Monday and ends on Sunday at 4:00 pm
6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations; 3 nights in Rome ( Hostel or Hotel ) – 3 nights in Sorrento ( basic cabins in a Camping village )
Small group tour. Ideal for solo and independent travellers to meet other like-minded travellers to share the experience with. Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own. Your leader and the composition of your group may change from day 3.